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Area Obituaries

Marjorie Faye (Winn) McFarland July 28, 1945 to June 16, 2021

Marjorie Faye (Winn) McFarland, 75, of Kirksville, Missouri passed away at her home surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at 3:33 p.m. The daughter of Silas Lee Oren and Jewell Alberta (Anders) Winn, she was born on July 28, 1945, in Downing, Missouri. She was united in marriage to Darrell York…

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Robert Mollick June 10, 1945 to June 17, 2021

Robert Mollick, age 76, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away June 17, 2021, after a courageous battle with renal failure. The son of Charles Gottlieb Mollick and Julia Marie (Swanson) Mollick, Robert was born June 10, 1945, in Kirksville. He attended Kirksville public schools, until moving to the family farm in Greentop, Missouri. He graduated from…

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Ruth (Franklin) Hays April 8, 1927 to June 12, 2021

Ruth Jeanette (Franklin) Hays, 94, was born in Kansas City, Kansas. Born prematurely, and weighing a few mere pounds at birth, her survival was in question; ironically, she outlived all of her siblings and cousins of her generation. Ruth’s family initially lived in Livonia, Missouri , but she grew up in Glenwood, Missouri. She attended…

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Patricia Ann Conley August 28, 1950 to June 4, 2021

Patricia Ann Conley, 70, of Kirksville passed away Friday, June 4, 2021, at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, Missouri. Patricia is the daughter of Pearl and Betty (Dorman) Johnson and was born August 28, 1950, in Kirksville. Patricia was united in marriage to Claude Conley in Greentop, Missouri. Patricia is survived by her husband…

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Phyllis Loraine (Martin) Comstock March 3, 1931 to January 17, 2021

Phyllis Loraine (Martin) Comstock, 89, of Memphis, Missouri, formerly of Downing, Missouri, went home to be with her sweet Jesus and her sweetheart, Junior, on Sunday, January 17, 2021, after contracting COVID-19 at the Scotland County Care Center in Memphis, Missouri. The daughter of Minor Franklin and Beulah Ruth (Eiffert) Martin, she was born on…

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Louise Bushnell February 6, 1931 to May 24, 2021

Louise Bushnell, 90, passed away Monday, May 24, 2021, at her home in rural Queen City, Missouri. She was born February 6, 1931, in Centerville, Iowa, the only surviving child of Clyde and Amy Weldon of Worthington, Missouri. Louise lived all of her childhood in Worthington, Missouri, and attended the Worthington school. Louise and her…

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James Darroll Farley June 7, 1940 to May 21, 2021

James Darroll Farley, 80, of Kirksville, Missouri passed away at the Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, Missouri on Friday, May 21, 2021. The son of Robert D. and Marcella (Dale) Farley, he was born on June 7, 1940, in rural Downing, Missouri. On April 11, 1959, he was united in marriage to Marilyn Lawson.…

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Linda Lou (Archer) Lasley April 10, 1952 to May 9, 2021

Linda Lou (Archer) Lasley, 69, of Coatsville, Missouri passed away on Sunday, May 9, 2021, at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia, Missouri. The daughter of Leslie and Betty Lucinda (Lamb) Archer, she was born on April 10, 1952, in Centerville, Iowa. She was a graduate of the Moulton High School in Moulton, Iowa,…

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Journee Jean Speiser January 18, 1999 to May 1, 202

Journee Jean Speiser, 22, passed away Saturday, May 1, 2021, at her apartment in Queen City, Missouri. The daughter of Jeff and Theresa (Christman) Speiser, she was born January 18, 1999, in Memphis Missouri. She grew up in the Worthington area and attended the Schuyler County Schools. Journee spent her life, loving her family and…

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Jacqueline (Jackie) L. Combs January 11, 1951 to April 26, 2021

Jacqueline Combs, 70, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Monday, April 26, 2021, at her home in Kirksville, Missouri. The daughter of Thomas and Madge Calhoun, she was born January 11, 1951, in Kirksville, Missouri. On June 14, 1969, in Queen City she was united in marriage to Les Combs, who preceded her in death. Also…

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